On November 6th we have planned an exciting afternoon with 3D reconstructions and virtual reality experiences of historical spaces. UvA researchers Loes Opgenhaffen and Madelon Simons will present their digital reconstruction of The Paradise (‘t Paradijs) on the Kalverstraat, home of the family of PompejusREAD MORE

The first time I read the proposal of the CREATE project I was fascinated by both of its two sides: the leading question “Why is Amsterdam such a creative city?”, and the aspiration to answer it by using information technology tools. To grasp the makingREAD MORE

We are proud to report that, like its historical counterpart, the first of our monthly Salons provided a place of exhibition and conversation, enabling researchers to discuss their work in an informal setting. During the first CREATE Salon on Thursday October 2nd, Harm Nijboer and ChristianREAD MORE

Check out the 2014 documentary ‘Waarde van de Geesteswetenschappen’ (The Value of the Humanities). What purpose do the Humanities serve and why do they matter? Director Shanti van Dam interviewed eight thinkers about these questions. Join the conversation about the value of the Humanities via #valuehumanities.READ MORE

CREATE has been awarded a new KIEM-grant: “METABOTNIK”. Is the Medium really the Message? Het internet met zijn hyperlinks lijkt informatie te bevrijden van de beperkingen van traditionele media zoals het boek. In werkelijkheid werken de hyperlinks als een nieuw keurslijf dat de gebruiker keuzesREAD MORE

CREATE has been awarded a new KIEM-grant: “Data-Driven Film History: a demonstrator of EYE’s Jean Desmet collection”. The project’s aim is to develop a demonstrator tool which will allow for the visualization of links between four unique collections associated with film distributor and exhibitor JeanREAD MORE

On 1 July the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded 12 million euros to CLARIAH, a consortium of Humanities research institutes. CLARIAH intends to develop a digital infrastructure that combines diverse data sets and software tools from various humanities’ disciplines. Three disciplines formREAD MORE